JOSEPH MCCANN: ALLEGED RAPIST “HID IN TREE TO EVADE POLICE”. A man accused of a series of rapes stole a bike and climbed a tree in a bid to evade police after being caught with two 14-year-old girls in a car, a jury has heard.
November 13, 2019
A manhunt was launched after a string of women and children were abducted and sexually assaulted over a two-week period, the Old Bailey was told.
Joseph McCann, of Harrow, is accused of 37 offences against 11 alleged victims in London and the North West.
The 34-year-old denies all charges.
On the second day of the trial, prosecutor John Price QC told the court how the net began to close on the defendant on 5 May after two 14-year-old girls were coerced into a stolen Fiat.
The car had been taken from a